The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 29 October 2014 09:09:54 +0000 Senior Account Director -Motorbikes http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81111/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2520-Motorbikes.html This is a rare opportunity to join a high profile agency, if you have a passion for motorbikes get in touch ASAP as this could be your dream role. This role is urgent so get in touch ASAP for a confidential chat. 23 October 2014 09:09:39 +0000 Packaging Artwork Production Manager - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80847/Packaging%2520Artwork%2520Production%2520Manager%2520-%2520Birmingham.html Due to new client wins a full time role is available for an experienced Production Manger with Packaging Artwork knowledge to join this fast growing creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. Extensive packaging artwork production and set up for a range of specialist printing processes will be essential for the this role. Outline The Packaging Artwork Production Manger is a key member of the agency team, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence and innovation and project management of all print related jobs. The Production Print Manger/Print Buyer will be responsible for the print management of the client, from RFQ, supplier assessment, managing WIPs, buying of print along with press passing and final delivery of print to its end destination. The role will encompass the management and delivery of packaging and to be the voice of print knowledge to your fellow Account Managers have responsibility for, the overall quality control of print and delivery, WIP management, project management, cost control and estimation, cost tracking and invoicing, project briefing and support for the customer. Your location will be in the Agency HQ near Birmingham but there may be a requirement for travel to printers, The successful candidate will have print experience either client or agency side, they will also need to be motivated, organized, able to prioritise and think clearly under pressure. Desired Skills and Experience - Packaging artwork production knowledge - Regional marketing experience - Agency... 23 October 2014 09:09:44 +0000 Creative Artworker North Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80845/Creative%2520Artworker%2520North%2520Birmingham.html Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a fast, accurate Creative Artworker  to join a busy studio team! This is an artworking role with creative input. Accurate artworking ability using CS6/CC will be a must along with creative skills. All usual Adobe CS packages required, must be fluent in InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your creative and artworking skills over right away! Creative Artworker - North Birmingham to £22k 10 October 2014 11:11:32 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79922/Account%2520Director.html Exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Director to join a leading marketing agency to manage some of their flagship accounts. This well established integrated agency has an excellent reputation for helping clients transform their businesses, offering a range of services from advertising, to PR, social media and digital. They are proudly independent meaning that their strong team of creatives have the freedom to push boundaries when developing creative strategy and can deliver great results time and time again. Servicing a broad range of clients across many sectors, this highly respectable agency is never short of business. As they continue to grow they now find themselves needing a new Account Director to come on board. You will need to be an experienced Account Director with a proven ability to grow accounts; someone who is commercially aware and able to drive profitable growth.. Plus you’ll have an instinctive knack for developing compelling strategy, with the drive and passion to excite clients with your ideas and the results they could yield. You’ll also need to be a natural leader who can motivate and develop a talented team of account handlers. In terms of background, we’ll need you to have a demonstrable track record of delivering integrated campaigns for recognised consumer brands. Any retail/fmcg, leisure or automotive experience would certainly be extremely valuable. It’s not essential though, as good marketers at this level should be able to apply themselves to new sectors and be flying along in no time. If you’re a... 07 October 2014 15:03:32 +0000 Senior Designer (Retail Campaigns & Branding) - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79727/Senior%2520Designer%2520%28Retail%2520Campaigns%2520%26%2520Branding%29%2520-.html This leading branding design agency based on the outskirts of Birmingham, is looking for a Senior Designer with strong branding experience to strengthen their team. Due to continued success and new client wins this leading branding design agency need a star player to fill the role of Senior Designer who has previous design experience in the retail leisure and food & beverage sectors. The ideal Senior Designer candidate will have worked in the agency environment for some time and be familiar with all the studio processes and managing client briefs alongside the account handling teams. They will be looking for a portfolio full of strong branding, corporate ID's and retail campaigns. Great attention to detail is a must along with an appreciation of branding and the ability to produce innovative conceptual designs that tactically run across various media. The Senior Designer will also be a strong team leader and be able to drive the creative product of the agency to the highest standard. This is a great role for someone who is looking to work as part of a collaborative team, where the focus of the business is on creative quality and design that delivers real return for their clients. The agency is well established and has an enviable client list, working with enviable list of high profile retail brands. In return they offer a great working environment where everyone in the team is respected and valued. There are no glass ceilings. Everyone has a Personal Development Plan and is on an inspiring journey of career development. Salaries are competitive... 31 October 2014 11:11:54 +0000 PR Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81284/PR%2520Account%2520Manager.html PR Account Manager PR Agency Birmingham 27,000 to 30,000 Fantastic opportunity to join a leading Birmingham based PR Agency who are looking for a PR Account Manager or Senior PR Account Manager to join their expanding team! This is a brilliant opportunity with a multi award winning midlands based PR agency who are looking for an established PR Account Manager or Senior PR Account Manager to join their talented team. The role will focus on managing some fantastic b2b clients but will also involve some big brand consumer work and the successful candidate will be working within a successful, fun and extremely talented team.. Key Responsibilities: -Day to day client management - b2b and consumer -Generating coverage - regionally and nationally - print and broadcast -Building relationships with journalists -Copywriting for press releases and features -Social media management -Event management -Leading and mentoring more junior team members Knowledge / Experience Required: -Strong b2b PR experience within an agency environment This agency is based in Birmingham based and easily commutable from Warwickshire, Birmingham, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Coventry, Worcester, Wolverhampton. The agency are expanding and this is a brand new role and would suit an established PR Account Manager or Senior Account Manager looking to join an award winning agency working on some fantastic clients! This is an absolutely amazing opportunity! If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online in the first instance! Blue Skies... 31 October 2014 11:11:01 +0000 PR Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81282/PR%2520Account%2520Director.html PR Account Director PR Agency Birmingham 30,000 to 42,000 Fantastic opportunity for a PR Account Director to join a multi award winning PR agency based in Birmingham! I am recruiting for a brilliant midlands based agency who are looking for an established PR Account Director who is looking to move to a leading agency working on some fantastic global brands. This is an excellent opportunity to join an agency where you can really make a difference at a time where they are experiencing huge growth with some really exciting clients! The successful candidate will be working on big brand consumer and B2B accounts and will be joining an extremely successful, friendly team who are looking for a candidate who is passionate about developing their career in PR and helping to grow the business. Key Responsibilities: -Business development -Day to day client management -Generating coverage, regionally and nationally -Building relationships with journalists. -Copywriting for press releases and features -Social media management -Team management Knowledge / Experience Required: -Experience working within a PR agency -Established PR Account Director ideally with exposure to b2b clients The agency is based in central Birmingham and is easily commutable from Warwickshire, Birmingham, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Coventry, Worcester, Wolverhampton and is very near the train station so public transport is also an option. This is an absolutely amazing opportunity to join a brilliant agency! If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online in... 31 October 2014 11:11:03 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81281/Marketing%2520Manager.html Calling all Marketing Executives looking to take that next step up to a Marketing Manager role! This leading independent Estate Agency is on the lookout for an ambitious Marketing Manager to take them to the next level. With a well established reputation and trusted brand, this company want nothing but the best when it comes to the people they employ. We're looking for an experienced Marketing Executive who is looking to take that next step in their career; we want someone who is strategically minded but also happy with getting hands-on with the delivery and execution of all marketing activity from traditional marketing such as DM all the way through to SEO and PPC. You’ll be excited by a challenge and what you believe you can bring to the role. In return, you’ll be working closely with the MD and will be responsible for the development of the marketing plan moving forward, whilst always keeping a close eye on performance of marketing activity against specific KPI’s. You ideally will come with 2/3 years marketing experience which could have been gained either in-house or in an agency. Experience within the property sector is a benefit but is by no means essential; for them it’s about the energy, passion and enthusiasm you can bring to the team whilst being the main go to person when it comes to marketing. It’s a fantastic role within a very forward thinking, ambitious company, so there’s a real opportunity to make your mark and progress. Sound like the opportunity you are looking for? Don’t hesitate and get your CV... 28 October 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81084/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2FJunior%2520Account%2520Director.html Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director, Integrated Agency, Birmingham, 30,000 - 40,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is on the hunt for a Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director. Do you relish a challenge and think that this could be you? Then get in touch... Based in Birmingham, this award-winning integrated agency who specialise in B2B are recruiting for a Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director to join their expanding team. They are well-established within their field and are always growing and striving to be the best they can be and are looking for someone with similar qualities to come and join their team. If you would like to be considered for the role of Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director you will have the following skills and experience: Be articulate, a good communicator and a problem solver Ideally have worked on several large accounts Ideally experience working with B2B accounts A confident presenter Experience managing Integrated campaigns This really is a brilliant opportunity for any Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director to work for a top team on some great brands. To find out more about this amazing opportunity, please email me your CV today. Senior Account Manager/Junior Account Director, Integrated Agency, Birmingham, 30,000 - 40,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors,... 28 October 2014 16:04:16 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81080/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager, Creative Marketing Agency, Warwickshire, 20,000-25,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is on the lookout for a talented Senior Account Executive or Account Manager to join a fantastic agency based in rural Warwickshire. The agency is based in gorgeous offices and its easily commutable from Worcester, Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Evesham, Stratford-upon-Avon, and other parts of Warwickshire. Due to expansion they are on the lookout for an Account Manager to join the team who will be the key contact for a range of clients in multiple sectors including FMCG, B2B, B2C, Retail, Financial, Automotive and Construction to name a few. This role would suit an experienced Account Manager, or a Senior Account Executive looking for progression and to get more involved with the day to day management of multiple accounts. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a range of services from branding to packaging, POS, exhibitions, websites, and traditional design - so a real integrated approach. To be considered for this amazing opportunity you will have the following skills and experience: - Previous experience working in an agency as a Senior Account Executive or Account Manager - A fantastic eye for detail and the ability to keep calm under pressure - Experience managing campaigns across the marketing mix - Ability to liaise with clients at all levels - Highly organised with the ability to work autonomously If you are looking to join a top team of people within a growing agency, where you will have the opportunity to work with some... 28 October 2014 12:12:07 +0000 Freelance Artworkers http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81068/Freelance%2520Artworkers.html Freelance Artworkers, Various, West Midlands, Agency, up to 20 per hour This is traditionally a busy time for our clients in the run up to Christmas and this year is no exception! We have a number of clients who require freelance support over the next few weeks for anything from a few days to a few weeks. Great opportunities for Creative Artworkers who have the ability to take a basic design all the way through to print ready artwork. You will ideally have experience within an agency environment where you will have worked on a variety of work from brochures, display units or reports through to rebranding projects. It goes without saying that you will be a Mac guru too and know creative suite like the back of your hand! If you are looking for freelance opportunities, have some good availability over the weeks to come and like the thought of working for some super West Midlands based agencies, then please get in touch! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 28 October 2014 11:11:49 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81060/Account%2520Executive.html Account Executive Worcestershire/Warwickshire Border 20 – 23k AH202 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an Account Executive with 2 years’ experience for a brand consultancy, working for the leading; fashion, sports and lifestyle brands. We are recruiting for an account executive to support the Client Services Director with the Day to day management of multiple international clients Job responsibilities will include the following Client Administration Project Management and Scheduling Time Management The successful candidate will have Minimum of 2 years’ experience of project management on multiple accounts Production experience (film/content/stills) Financial budget management experience Strong understanding of the creative process from initial brief to asset delivery Excellent Admin skills Knowledge of sports of lifestyle brands is preferred Driving license is essential and the candidate must be able to commute to the Worcester/Warwickshire Border willing to relocate 28 October 2014 11:11:01 +0000 Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81059/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html Senior Account Executive Birmingham 20 – 24K AH203 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a Senior Account Executive for an established busy agency. They are now hiring a Senior Account Executive with experience of working within an integrated design agency at their Birmingham Office. The SAE is responsible for supporting senior colleagues in the management and delivery of predominantly print-based projects, providing general support to the account management team and project managing small projects by yourself. You need to have 2 years’ experience and be client facing with very strong project management. 28 October 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Junior Web Developer/Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81058/Junior%2520Web%2520Developer%2FDesigner.html Junior Web Developer/Designer Solihull 15,000 - 18,000 Ref: WD83 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd are looking for a Junior Web Developer/Designer to join a well-established and busy agency. The agency’s digital media offering is growing fast and they are in need of a Junior Web Developer/Designer to join the very busy multi-disciplined studio team. This opportunity would also suit a graduate developer ready to take on their first permanent role within a busy agency. Working with some major Blue-chip clients across varying sectors, they can offer you great variety and exposure to some wonderful clients. On a day to day basis your role would consist of 80% development and 20% design. Under the supervision of the lead web developer you will immediately be taking on responsibility for the day to day website management activity, which includes updating existing sites, as well as -Developing CMS and modifying existing CMS. -Develop websites from start to finish. -Constructing HTML email templates. To be considered for the role of junior web developer/designer you must have the following: -Comfortable and confident with HTML/CSS/PHP/JavaScript/Wordpress -You must supply at least 3 examples URL’s. -Have a portfolio full of great examples including websites, e-shots and web banners. This is a really exciting start up role for a junior developer/designer looking for their first role to get their foot in the door in a busy agency. They are easily commutable by car from most of the West Midlands and can also be reached via public... 28 October 2014 11:11:58 +0000 Trainee Web Apps Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81057/Trainee%2520Web%2520Apps%2520Developer.html Trainee Web Apps Developer Worcestershire 22 – 25k WD 84 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a Trainee Web Apps Developer in Worcestershire with experience of working in an ICT Project Team. Main Duties Determine, advise, and help guide the customer requirements for software development through meetings, documentation. Specify project scoping and planning for implementation of the system. Prepare specifications, form designs, screen formats, report formats, operating procedures for data input, plans for transfer to new system, design database, system testing procedures and user acceptance procedures. Write and test computer systems and create databases in accordance with approved design, using development aids where identified as appropriate, and implement following agreed guidelines/standards. Where user requirements are to be satisfied by packaged software, plan and put into effect the necessary steps to ensure a successful implementation. Provide third line support for applications by responding to queries raised by systems support. Revise and amend systems and programs where corrections, system changes, improvements or database administration are required. Assist with technical guidance and on-the-job training of less experienced staff, and check work of colleagues as required. Provide training of the system for users. Keep up to date with development techniques by attending lectures, seminars, training courses and reading technical material as directed by senior staff. Perform regular research into... 28 October 2014 11:11:49 +0000 Production Co-Ordinator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81056/Production%2520Co-Ordinator.html Production Co-Ordinator South Staffordshire c20k Ref: GD139 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a Production Co-Ordinator for a successful a creative design agency producing an interesting portfolio of web and printed marketing collateral. We seek a confident project co-ordinator capable of estimating, planning and co-ordinating projects undertaken by the company from concept to completion. We need Mac literate player to join their experienced team who'll support and be supported. If you like to be busy, involved and valued with experience in a creative design agency, then this role is ideal for you. Liaising directly with clients regarding in-house and outwork production as well as the administration and accounting of all work done. Plate spinning skills required. You will be trafficking of a variety projects through the business. Organising and tracking efficient delivery of successful outcomes and providing positive experiences for all parties. This hands-on role will include being a front line point of contact (they all share the phone answering) and they are renowned for reacting quickly to their clients needs! The current team constantly focus on the mutual growth of the business through the success of their clients and the value of their role in partnership with them. It is expected that the Production Co-Ordinator will have the same mindset. Key Responsibilities: Understanding opportunities, Estimating and planning work. Job Trafficking and co-ordination. Communicating and informing all involved to ensure... 28 October 2014 11:11:37 +0000 Account Director Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81054/Account%2520Director%2520Events.html Account Director Events West Midlands 45 – 60k depending on experience Ref: AH184 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an Account Director with Events experience to become a key member of a Client Services Department. Key Responsibilities * To ensure a consistent high service values and quality approach applied to your projects proving ROI wherever possible. * Resource Management – be responsible for job profitability and effective resource management to maximise margin achieved across the year from you clients * Project Management – including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation including working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison * Event Production: Overall responsibility for all areas of event production including content development, technical and logistics * Client Management – maintaining high level input on specific key high profile accounts, overseeing the production process, attending client meetings as necessary, communicating at levels up to and including Board level * Business development – drive strategy and plans by client to achieve business development targets, reporting on plans at Account Management meetings * New Business – attending new business meetings and networking events as required * Pitching – involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with our brand, being on pitch team as and when... 28 October 2014 11:11:21 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81053/Account%2520Executive.html Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an Account Executive required for a busy full - service agency to support account services and work with project teams to expand our portfolio, making sure projects are delivered on time and on budget. Helping to introduce the agency to new clients and arrange relevant meetings for AST members. Role 1 Support the promotion of our services to new and existing clients to drive sales. 2 Support AST with the development of relationships with clients. 3 Represent us as an efficient, professional and knowledgeable agency. Give thier clients confidence in what they do. 4 Work with project teams and provide support on larger projects. 5 Help plan and produce tender responses and pitches. 6 Contact prospective clients, identify and contact key decision makers to arrange meetings for AST. 7 Identify potential opportunities, new sectors and clients together with the AST. 8 Research, build and maintain databases. Functions 1 Excellent at interacting face to face, by telephone and email to support contact between clients and the AST. 2 Able to work in a team on a diverse range of projects. 3 Understands the role of an agency in the marketing process and how to support this function internally 4 Understands and keeps abreast of what we do and developments in the company. 5 Ability to identify opportunities to increase the agency’s presence including events such as networking, conferences and exhibitions. 6 Ability to organise and multi-task 28 October 2014 11:11:28 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81052/Account%2520Manager.html The role would involve both promoting our services to new clients and adding them to our growing portfolio, as well as working with our existing clients to develop their business with the agency. This will require an excellence in all aspects of account management and offering our clients a first class service from inception to completion. You will be an integral part of a strong team that supports, and relies on, each other. A robust team ethic is therefore very important. The role would suit a successful, enthusiastic and tenacious account manager, hungry for success and looking to join an award-winning leading agency. To be considered for this position, you will need to demonstrate an excellent track record in a similar environment and possess sound project management skills. You must also have a good command of English, a strong level of self-motivation and the drive to bring in new accounts and develop existing business. Due to the sectors we operate in, the ideal account manager will also have familiarity with the public sector marketplace. A background in the design or marketing industry would be a distinct advantage. In return, they offer a salary based on skills and experience, scope for career development and the opportunity to join a truly unique agency that boasts a great working environment. 28 October 2014 11:11:30 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81051/Account%2520Manager.html The role would be managing the company’s growing accounts with the key account, working with the customer marketing team. The campaigns vary from public awareness campaigns on a local level, to national projects working on varied subject areas and some work on internal comms for different members of the key account team. You will be an integral part of a strong team that supports, and relies on each other. A robust team ethic is therefore very important. The role would suit a successful, enthusiastic and tenacious Account Manager, hungry for success and looking to join an award-winning, leading agency. To be considered for this position, you will need to demonstrate an excellent track record in a similar environment and possess sound project management skills. You must also have a good command of English, a strong level of self-motivation and the drive to maintain a high level of service to our key account. Due to the sectors they operate in, the ideal account manager will also have familiarity with the public sector marketplace. 28 October 2014 11:11:50 +0000 Web Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81050/Web%2520Developer.html Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an experienced web developer to be involved in the day-to-day development and delivery of client projects for a prosperous full service agency. The position will encompass a wide variety of technologies that are used to build modern, interactive and effective websites and web applications. A key part of this role will be the management and on-going development of a client’s web application built on the platform: Windows/IIS/SQL Server/ASP Essential skills: Advanced experience and working knowledge of the back-end programming language ASP, with front-end experience in XML, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery also a must Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server Advanced experience and working knowledge of web server management and hosting environments Working knowledge in both UI and server side design patterns Experience building responsive websites Familiarity with usability, accessibility, version control, WAI and Web 2.0 standards Ability to carry out cross browser testing and developing for legacy browsers Desirable skills: Experience of the PHP programming language and compatible server environments Familiarity with SEO Design experience, preferably with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Flash would be advantageous Personal attributes: At least 3 years commercial experience of programming and web development, preferably within an agency environment Strong awareness of latest digital technology trends Strong reputation for creativity, flexibility, versatility and problem... 28 October 2014 11:11:03 +0000 PHP Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81049/PHP%2520Developer.html Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a PHP Developer, with 2 or 3 years work experience, for a Creative and Marketing Agency. Working as part of a team you will be building and maintaining a range of web sites. You will be directly involved with the specification and build of new web sites, helping to analyse requirements and ensure a consistently high standard of delivery as well as trouble shooting and issue resolution. The role will also involve some direct client communication including working and delivering to agreed project timescales. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for the web and have a passion to learn. Skills Required - PHP 5, HTML/XHTML & CSS - Object Orientation, MVC Pattern - MySQL, Javascript and jQuery - Source Control - Server Management on both Linux and Windows - Database Management & Administration - Domain Administration (transfers, DNS etc) - Familiarity with Adobe Suite, Wordpress CMS & an eye for detail!! Advantageous but not essential: - HTML 5 and CSS 3, MSSQL, classic ASP, Flash and/or AS3 - PCI compliance & credit card processing 28 October 2014 11:11:15 +0000 New Business Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81044/New%2520Business%2520Manager.html New Business Manager West Midlands C50k + Bonus Ref: AH199 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a New Business Manager who has proven sales experience within the events industry. Responsible for the creation, management, implementation and delivery of all new business plans and activities to support achievement of yearly business targets and ongoing business growth Key Tasks: * Fundamental role in implementing and delivering a New Business strategy put together with the MD/Board * Help win & develop New Business sales and revenue from a pre-determined target list * Initiates and manages effective relationships with selected, developed leads on an ongoing basis. * Establish and be accountable to implement strategic and / or tactical new business marketing plans designed to achieve new business goals and objectives * Evaluates market research and adjusts new business strategies to meet changing market and competitive conditions * Contributes to developing and maintaining the database * Attend New Business meetings together with most appropriate colleague for appointment presentation * Identify and attend networking events (both local and national), follow up and build on relationship started * Comprehensive understanding of the company proposition and be able to present it over the phone and in person to varied target audiences * Own follow up on marketing communication activity by phone, email or other means * Ensure clear brief and support for Account Managers/Directors for them to put together a pitch/proposal * Liaison with... 28 October 2014 11:11:07 +0000 Web Applications Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81043/Web%2520Applications%2520Developer.html Web Applications Developer Pershore/Malvern/Worcester 25 – 29k Ref: WD78 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for a Web Applications Developer to join their small development team working on end to end self-service applications for locations in Pershore, Worcester City and Malvern. Using agile development methodology and looking for someone with Java, JavaScript, HTML and database skills. Main Duties * To analyse business requirements, to develop software solutions or implement packaged solutions to meet these requirements. * To develop, implement and maintain computer systems in accordance with the strategy of the ICT Shared Service and with due regard to the current standards for the development of computer systems. * Determine, advise and help guide the customer requirements for software development through meetings and documentation. * Work with other members of team to prepare system specifications. * Specify project scoping and planning for implementation of the system. * Prepare specifications, form designs, screen formats, report formats, operating procedures for data input, plans for transfer to new system, design database, system testing procedures and user acceptance procedures. * Write and test computer systems and create databases in accordance with approved design, using development aids where identified as appropriate and implement following agreed guidelines/standards * Assist operations and support staff with the resolution of operational problems. * Revise and amend systems and programs where... 28 October 2014 11:11:12 +0000 Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/81042/Digital%2520Marketing%2520Co-Ordinator.html Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator Stourbridge 23k Ref: AH204 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd has an interesting and varied role for a Digital Marketing Co-Ordinator. We are currently looking for a dynamic experienced Digital Marketing Co-ordinator to implement the company marketing plan and manage the CRM system, on a full-time, permanent basis. The company has recently been through an exciting re-branding phase and sales & marketing results have seen huge growth in the last 18 months. The successful candidate will have at least two years of `hands on` digital marketing experience and will also ideally have experience of working with Adobe Photoshop and Indesign packages to implement small `in house` design projects such as flyers and email campaigns. Working with the Sales & Marketing Director, the Digital Marketing Co-ordinator will continue to improve marketing results, ensuring the marketing plan is implemented and agreed key performance indicators (KPIs) are met. A key part of this role is ensuring they have a strong position on Google through effective website management (SEO) and Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising campaigns, as well as ensuring a strong conversion rate and low `bounce rate`. We are therefore seeking someone with a proven track record in this area. As this role also includes some `in house` flyer design work and writing website/letter content, we are also looking for someone with strong written communication skills and a good eye for detail and design. PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES These include but are not limited to the...